Overboard Author:Hank Searls The story of a strong man panicked, a woman fighting to live, and a love gone wrong. Mitch Gordon, lawyer and yachtsman awakens 70 miles from Tahati to find himself alone on his 40 foot beach. Sometime in the last dark hours his wife Lindy has been swept overboard into the giant pacific swells. — For thirty six hours he clings aloft in the tropic... more »al sun, tracing and retracing the vessel's course. Lindy, buoyed by a flimsy life jacket, struggles to survive until he can find her. Their life emerges through flashbacks as he plows back and forth along their track, weakened by neglect and things left unusual, has almost foundered, then been salvaged in the shared danger of a hurricane, and now seems bound for tragedy. The climax is explosive.
In his fiction, Hank Searls has always drawn ... more ťon his personal experience. In Overboard he leads us from the universal dream of sailing the South Seas into a mightmare of suspense.« less